Suffering from lower back pain?

Lower back pain is the second most common neurological complaint in the UK. More than 80%* of people will suffer from it at some point in their lives. In the vast majority of cases it is a reoccurring long-term condition.
Very often it is job related. Long hours sat at desks or behind the wheel of a car are all contributing factors. In Britain today, lower back pain is cited as the number one reason why people are forced to take time off work.

Poor posture is usually the cause or the result of lower back pain. Back problems often create poor posture while having poor posture to begin with often leads to lower back pain.

Lower back pain occurs when the spine and pelvis become misaligned. This part of your body is made up of 5 movable segments in the lower back are known as the Lumbar Vertebra. This is why the common medical term used for lower back pain is Lumbago.

Chiropractic treatment is highly effective at relieving the symptoms and providing excellent long-term recovery from chronic and acute lower back pain.

*NHS.co.uk

Woman With Back Pain

Chiropractic treatment is highly effective at relieving the symptoms and providing excellent long-term recovery from chronic and acute lower back pain.

How do we treat lower back pain?

We begin treatment by taking a thorough medical history and asking lots of relevant questions about your pain. We then perform a thorough physical examination withorthopedic and neurological testing to uncover the underlying cause of the problem.

We will then suggest the course of treatments that will deliver the most effective results. This will include treatment aimed at relieving the immediate symptoms as well ascorrecting the underlying problem that caused the symptoms in the first place.

Your treatment will consist of a variety of hands-on techniques, such as gentle spinal manipulation, mobilization and massage of the lower back region. We will also provide you with various stretching and strengthening exercises.

We find that the sooner you begin treatment for lower back pain the faster and better the results. So make sure you take immediate action and book a free spinal screening with us today.

How can I prevent lower back pain?

Dr Leizer says:

“The best way to prevent lower back pain is to make sure you exercise regularly and always practice safe lifting techniques. Try and exercise regularly – low impact exercises such as swimming and yoga can be helpful – and avoid sitting for long periods of time, whether at a desk, behind the wheel of a car, or in front of the TV. There are also quite a few studies show that smokers are more likely to suffer from back pain* than non-smokers, so there’s another reason to quit!”

*NHS.co.uk